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Posted: Mar 28, 2021
Author: Ann Bush

Amanda Ketterling, a library media specialist at Bonner Springs Elementary School, Bonner Springs Unified School District 204, and Natalie Johnson-Berry, an English teacher at Shawnee Mission North High School, Shawnee Mission USD 512, were named Region 3 finalists for the 2022 Kansas Teacher of the Year award during a virtual ceremony Sunday, March 28. This award recognizes excellent teaching in the elementary and secondary classrooms of the state.

Posted: Mar 28, 2021
Author: Ann Bush

Megan O’Neill, a fourth-grade teacher at Lincoln Elementary School, Ottawa Unified School District 290, and Helen (Lisa) Martinez, a Spanish teacher at Seaman High School, Seaman USD 345, were named Region 2 finalists for the 2022 Kansas Teacher of the Year award during a virtual ceremony Sunday, March 28. This award recognizes excellent teaching in the elementary and secondary classrooms of the state.

Posted: Mar 27, 2021
Author: Ann Bush

Laurel Thisius, a fourth-grade teacher at Cheney Elementary School, Cheney Unified School District 268, and Kristin Salazar, a business and Career and Technical Education (CTE) teacher at Eisenhower High School, Goddard USD 265, were named Region 4 finalists for the 2022 Kansas Teacher of the Year award during a virtual ceremony Saturday, March 27. This award recognizes excellent teaching in the elementary and secondary classrooms of the state.

Posted: Mar 27, 2021
Author: Ann Bush

Susanne Stevenson, a fourth-grade teacher at Beeson Elementary School, Dodge City Unified School District 443, and Amber Carithers, an English language arts teacher at Hutchinson High School, Hutchinson USD 308, were named Region 1 finalists for the 2022 Kansas Teacher of the Year award during a virtual ceremony Saturday, March 27. This award recognizes excellent teaching in the elementary and secondary classrooms of the state.

Posted: Mar 24, 2021
Categories: KSDE
Author: Ann Bush

Teachers nominated for the 2022 Kansas Teacher of the Year program will be honored March 27-28 during virtual ceremonies.

Posted: Mar 12, 2021
Author: Ann Bush

The Kansas State Board of Education recognized the two National Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) Distinguished Kansas schools during its monthly board meeting March 9-10.

Posted: Mar 11, 2021
Author: Ann Bush

The Kansas Volunteer Commission has awarded $120,000 in funding to eight Kansas volunteer and mentor organizations through the 2021 Volunteer Generation Fund (VGF) grant competitio

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